PROPERTY HIGHLIGHTS:

  • From stars above a moonlit ocean to swaying palms in the gardens, live la dolce vita in this legendary ultra-luxe property in Portofino. A stay at Belmond Hotel Splendido offers up the best of the Ligurian Riviera. Enjoy lazy days by the pool, celebrated cuisine and enchanting views of the turquoise Mediterranean.
  • Belmond Hotel Splendido and Belmond Splendido Mare are two of the most enchanting and decadent hotels in Italy. Whether staying in the rugged hills and gazing down to the coast or soaking up local life harbourside, these stunning Italy resorts embrace all that’s best about the Ligurian Riviera.
  • A beautifully restored former 16th-century Benedictine monastery, this heavenly hideaway is the epitome of Italian glamour. Just a stroll away, Splendido Mare offers serene harbour views and a celebrated waterfront restaurant.
  • Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor returned time and again to Belmond Hotel Splendido—and it’s easy to see why. Follow in their footsteps as you lounge by the vast saltwater pool or take a stroll past the lush flower gardens into Portofino, the picturesque fishing village with cobbled streets and buildings painted in shades of sorbet.
  • Hotel Splendido boasts 69 luxury rooms and suites, all splendidly furnished, many with private terraces looking onto an enchanting panorama. Set in the heart of Portofino overlooking the Piazzetta and the small harbour, Splendido Mare boasts 16 Rooms and Suites, most with a balcony or terrace.
  • Start the day with an invigorating motorboat ride or a soak in the saltwater swimming pool that perches on a cliff above the harbor. End it with a romantic candlelit dinner on the terrace of one of the hotel’s five star restaurants and watch the sunset over the terracotta rooftops of the Italian Riviera.

EXCLUSIVE LUXE VOYAGER VIP BENEFITS & BEST PRICE

We negotiate rates & benefits for our clients directly with the hotels’ senior management. Our rates match or in many cases are lower than the best online rate for the property. Our clients also enjoy a suite of extra VIP privileges and recognition while staying at a partner hotel.

  • Complimentary room upgrade on arrival.
  • Daily complimentary buffet breakfast for two.
  • Up to $100 dining or spa credit per stay, and or in-house dining / spa discounts.
  • Welcome amenities (wine/chocolates/fruit) and card from the GM.
  • Complimentary private airport transfers.
  • Complimentary roll-away bed if required.
  • Early check-in and late check-out.
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi.
  • Enhanced recognition through VIP status at all touch points in the guest experience.

A complete or partial suite of VIP benefits will be offered, subject to the property T&C, including availability, category of room & length of stay.

ACTIVITIES:


Sunset Cruise & Romantic Dinner

Hop aboard the hotel’s private boat and head to beautiful San Fruttuoso Bay, only accessible by sea or footpath. A secluded table for two awaits by the bay. Raise a toast with your loved one while dishes brimming with local specialities are served up under starry skies.



Cinque Terre tours

Our Cinque Terre tours uncover the best of this famous UNESCO World Heritage Site, one of Italy’s most precious treasure. Five picturesque villages—Monterosso, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola and Riomaggiore—are linked by a coastal path that winds through vineyards, sandy beaches and mesmerising rocky seascapes.



Luxury Cruise

For adventurous holidays in Italy, step aboard a sleek motor yacht to set sail with the crew. Choose between a 62ft motor yacht (max eight persons + two crew) or a 79ft motor yacht (max 10 persons + two crew). Whichever you opt for, anticipate a breathtaking ride.



Cinque Terre

Five picturesque villages—Monterosso, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola and Riomaggiore—are linked by a coastal path that winds through vineyards, sandy beaches and mesmerising rocky seascapes.



Wine Tasting

Bike along the beautiful Portofino coast and uncover the legends of this breathtaking region. Arrive at the vineyard of La Portofinese. No ordinary venue, this is the only vineyard in Portofino where you can gaze over the glittering Ligurian Sea as you sip a locally produced wine.


Natural Treasures

Get closer to nature at La Portofinese, a sustainable farm set on the peaceful peninsula that juts into the Ligurian Sea. Visit the hop plantation, the apiary and honey lab, and enjoy a delicious picnic with a view. At the secluded Prato Wellness Farm you can practice pilates, yoga and meditation while overlooking the sea.



Kayak Along The Riviera

Explore the wonders of the Riviera aboard a kayak with our suggested itineraries. Journey to Portofino’s lighthouse by night; paddle to Olivetta, walking to the lighthouse for an aperitif; or kayak along the coast and discover an authentic 18th-century Ligurian mill, where you can relax with a sumptuous lunch.



Nature Walks

Join us in the harbour for a scenic stroll. Climb up a series of steps to the Church of San Giorgio and gaze across the stunning Parco Regionale di Portofino, a protected region stretching from Camogli to Rapallo. Savour the scenery, then continue on to the grand and imposing Castello Brown. It was once home to British Consul, Montague Yeats Brown.



Up & Down Tour of Genoa

With Explore Genoa from a different perspective. Climb to the rooftops to admire the panorama from up high. Back on the ground, let our expert guide lead you to the secret corners of the city. Ancient shops, enchanting eateries and quaint museums await.



Hidden Stores of Genoa

Discover the rarely seen boutiques and workshops of Genoa on this charming tour. Relax in a historic barber shop, learn how soap is made and taste the best sweets in town.

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Belmond Hotel Splendido Mare Ava Gardner Suite

Italy’s Belmond Hotel Splendido & Splendido Mare are the epitome of decadence. This former Benedictine monastery boats luxurious rooms and suites and exclusive facilities; it’s no wonder the exquisite romantic getaway was favoured by the likes of Marlon Brando and Elizabeth Taylor. From stars above a moonlit ocean to swaying palms in the gardens, live la dolce vita in this legendary ultra-luxe property in Portofino. Whether staying in the rugged hills and gazing down to the coast or soaking up local life harbourside, these stunning Italy resorts embrace all that’s best about the Ligurian Riviera. Experience Italian dining at its decadent best while making the most of facilities at both properties.

Start the day with an invigorating motorboat ride or a soak in the saltwater swimming pool. End it with a candlelit dinner and a stroll through the lush flower gardens watching the sunset over the terracotta rooftops of the Italian Riviera. Hotel Splendido boasts 69 Rooms and Suites, all splendidly furnished, many with private terraces looking onto an enchanting panorama. The décor captures colours and volumes that are fresher and brighter every time. Set in the heart of Portofino overlooking the Piazzetta and the small harbour, Splendido Mare boasts 16 Rooms and Suites, most with a balcony or terrace.

Hotel Splendido boasts 69 Rooms and Suites, all splendidly furnished, many with private terraces looking onto an enchanting panorama. The décor captures colours and volumes that are fresher and brighter every time. Set in the heart of Portofino overlooking the Piazzetta and the small harbour, Splendido Mare boasts 16 Rooms and Suites, most with a balcony or terrace. The Ava Gardner Suite has the largest terrace in the hotel, with a potted lemon tree and brightly-coloured Mediterranean flowers. Enjoy the artistic flourishes in the rooms of larger Belmond Hotel Splendido, or lose yourself in the heavenly private garden of the Dolce Vita Suite.

Spl Acc Room Double
Belmond Hotel Splendido Mare Double Room Seaview
Belmond Hotel Splendido Double Room Seaview w Balcony

Double Rooms

Our bright and inviting Double Rooms are ideal luxury retreats after a day exploring the Ligurian Riviera. Step inside and discover a haven of comfort. From 20 sqm.

Double Garden View Rooms: Tastefully designed in fresh pastel colours, these Double Rooms overlook the lush gardens and feature all modern amenities.

Double Seaview Rooms: Light and airy, sea-view rooms look out to spectacular ocean vistas and feature additional space to unwind in.

Double Seaview Rooms w Balcony: Enjoy breathtaking views of the glistening bay from the balcony of your Sea View Room. Some feature delightful fresco paintings, created by local artists.

Belmond Splendido Mare Double Seaview Rooms: Sea View Rooms at Belmond Splendido Mare offer wonderful sea and harbour views and are decorated in radiant Mediterranean colours.

Belmond Splendido Mare Double Village View Rooms: Tastefully designed in fresh pastel colours, these Double Rooms overlook the lush gardens and feature all modern amenities.

Spl Acc Mare Suite Jrsuite Sea View Balcony
Belmond Hotel Splendido Jr Suite Deluxe
Belmond Hotel Splendido Jr Suite Balcony
Belmond Hotel Splendido Mare Jr Suite Seaview

Junior Suites

Experience some of the finest accommodation Italy has to offer. Relax and unwind in peaceful Belmond Hotel Splendido, or soak up the harbour-side buzz at Belmond Splendido Mare. With Junior Suites available at both of our hotels, Portofino can be enjoyed in style. From 35 sqm.

Superior Junior Suites: Delightfully furnished with plush, comfortable furniture, each Superior Junior Suite has beautiful sea views. Most also have a charming balcony.

Deluxe Junior Suites: Each magnificent Deluxe Junior Suite offers breathtaking views of the Gulf. Furnished balconies and terraces are ideal for an al fresco breakfast.

Executive Junior Suites: Polished-wood floors and luxurious fabrics set an elegant tone. Each Suite has a terrace or balcony and a spacious bathroom.

Belmond Splendido Mare Junior Suite: Enjoy breathtaking views of the glistening bay from the balcony of your Sea View Room. Some feature delightful fresco paintings, created by local artists.

Belmond Hotel Splendido Suite
Belmond Hotel Splendido Exclusive Suite
Belmond Hotel Splendido Mare Suite Seaview

Suites

For a truly timeless stay in Italy, accommodation at Belmond Hotel Splendido is sure to make a lasting impression. Our Suites combine a generous living space with stunning views. From 50 sqm.

Deluxe Suite: Our spacious Deluxe Suites are swathed in a harmonious colour scheme. Some feature terraces with breathtaking sea views, while others have balconies.

Exclusive Suite: Our largest and most dramatically situated suites have magnificent balconies and terraces overlooking Portofino’s cove and the Tigullio Gulf.

Belmond Splendido Mare Suite: This multi-level suite has an inviting balcony leading off the sitting room. It boasts a warm Mediterranean colour scheme and gorgeous harbour views.

Spl Acc Suite Dolce Vita
Belmond Hotel Splendido Presidential Suite
Belmond Hotel Splendido Dolce Vita Suite
Belmond Hotel Splendido Mare Ava Gardner Suite
Belmond Hotel Splendido Mare Ava Gardner Suite
Belmond Hotel Splendido Mare Ava Gardner Suite

Dolce Vita, Presidential And Ava Gardner Suites

With sumptuous interiors and unique design touches throughout, these suites are an elegant home away from home. From 50 sqm.

Presidential Suites: Presidential Suites boast expansive balconies with stunning views. They include a separate spacious living area, a master bedroom and a lavish marble bathroom. On request, a Junior Suite can be connected for a true home-away-from-home.

Dolce Vita Suite: Located on a verdant hillside, this suite is decorated in charming pastel colours with panoramic views of the bay. There are two marble bathrooms and a large private garden with loungers—perfect for soaking up the dazzling Italian sun.

Ava Gardner Suite: This suite stretches the entire top floor of Belmond Splendido Mare. The expansive bedroom leads to a sun-filled sitting room. An almost wall-to-wall window can be opened to merge the living room with the generous terrace.

Showcasing fine regional wines and delicious local produce, we boast some of Portofino’s best-known venues. Dine alfresco on local delights, like deep-fried scampi and black olive dumplings, on the vine-covered balcony of La Terrazza restaurant. Or breeze by one of our glitzy bars for an ambient cocktail with friends.

Chuflay Restaurant at Belmond Splendido Mare
Chuflay Restaurant at Belmond Splendido Mare

Chuflay Restaurant at Belmond Splendido Mare

Step back in time to the glamour of decades past. This sophisticated restaurant has been graced by stars of the silver screen and political luminaries alike—all entranced by the exquisite Italian cuisine. Settle inside in complete luxury, or take a seat on the terrace bordering the bustling Piazetta for romantic dining in the gentle coastal breeze.

Belmond Hotel Splendido La Terrazza
Belmond Hotel Splendido La Terrazza
Belmond Hotel Splendido La Terrazza

La Terrazza at Belmond Hotel Splendido

Enjoy authentic Italian dining in the heart of Portofino at one of the most spectacular restaurants in Italy. Regional specialties bursting with fresh local produce are cooked to perfection under Chef Corrado Corti’s expert eye. Take a seat on the lofty terrace overlooking the bay or in our smart dining room and let the flavours of Italy whisk you away.

Belmond Hotel Splendido Pool Grill

Pool Grill at Belmond Hotel Splendido

Take a seat by the pool and enjoy a choice of classic Italian dishes at our pop-up restaurant. Savour something fresh from the grill or opt for a tempting gourmet pizza. Every dish is made with the freshest local ingredients and complemented by an excellent wine selection.

Belmond Hotel Splendido Cocktail Bar

Cocktail Bar Belmond Hotel Splendido

Take a seat at the bar and breathe La Dolce Vita legacy that lives on within our walls! May we serve you our signature Lady Champagne or are you more of a traditional Spritz type?

Portofino village itself is irresistibly pretty, perched on the coast of Italy’s smallest region, Liguria. Surrounded by lush greenery, pastel-washed houses cluster like petit fours around an impossibly blue cove. You’ll find Belmond Hotel Splendido up on the verdant hillside, its location offering spectacular views of Portofino and the Gulf of Tigullio. Garlanded in dazzling wysteria, this 16th-century former monastery first opened its doors as a hotel in 1901. It offers relaxed luxury on an unparallelled level. For those feeling the call of the sea, Belmond Splendido Mare is a ten-minute stroll from the main hotel and set on the vibrant piazzetta overlooking the harbour.

This truly is la dolce vita. Swim and sunbathe by our generous saltwater pool or don tennis whites for a match on the beautiful tennis courts. Stretch out at our acclaimed spa or head outside and unwind in the sauna, shaded by the flora. Those wishing to explore this area of extraordinary beauty may like to take a nature walk, kayak around the bay, or even go scuba diving. Or perhaps you’d like to visit Genoa’s hidden boutiques and find a singular, stylish souvenir. Whichever way you choose to enjoy Portofino, let the hotel gather you in its embrace when you return. Our favorite way to start the evening? Sipping an aperitif in the cool, sophisticated cocktail bar. In a word: Heaven.

Belmond Hotel Splendido
Belmond Hotel Splendido Pool
Belmond Hotel Splendido

Pool

The sapphire blue, heated saltwater pool is surrounded by verdant Mediterranean foliage. Take a moment to relax at the poolside to soak up the incredible scenery. Belmond Hotel Splendido’s pool is the only one in Portofino.

Belmond Hotel Splendido Spa
Belmond Hotel Splendido Massage

Spa

Expert practitioners, treatments rich in essential oils and an ambience of perfect harmony—this Portofino spa is Italian indulgence at its most sophisticated. Soothe mind, body and soul with a botanical massage. Polish up with a manicure. Then unwind in the sauna, nestled in the shade of our verdant Mediterranean gardens. Drift away on the Mediterranean breeze as you enjoy a luxurious pampering experience at Belmond Hotel Splendido’s spa. Melt into deep relaxation as you receive a full body massage, complete with essential oils for the ultimate tranquillity.

Belmond Hotel Splendido Gym
Belmond Hotel SplendidoTennis

Gym & Tennis

Start your day off with a quick workout at Belmond Hotel Splendido’s Fitness Centre and feel inspired by the hillside views. For those who like to be active in the outdoors, there is a full size tennis court for you to use at your leisure.

Area & Location

Area, Country
Portofino, Italy
Nearest Airport
Genoa Cristoforo Colombo Airport, Genoa
Local Currency
Euro
Time Change
GMT +2:00
Language
Italian
Best time to go
April through October

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